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Sony KDL-40R555 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£58 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 70?
Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £58 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Sony KDL-40R555 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 3,350 user and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The average running cost of the KDL-40R555 is £58 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-40R555 in February 2015.
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The KDL-40R555's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 29% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology
The KDL-40R555 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.
Like most other TVs, the KDL-40R555 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.
The KDL-40R555's thickness of 65mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 37% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The KDL-40R555 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Sony KDL-40R555 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KDL-40R555 of only 10W is lower than 86% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The Sony KDL-40R555 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-40R555 of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 18% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-40R555 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The Sony KDL-40R555 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KDL-40R555 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.